analog computer

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analog computer

a computer that processes information as a physical quantity, such as voltage, amperage, weight, or length, and presents results of calculations that can be continuously varied and measured. Compare digital computer, hybrid computer.
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By 1950, IBM began selling small analog computers to the industrial world.
One of the original analog computers built in the U.
Prior to IBM, Schauer served in the United States Air Force where he was repsonsible for the installation and support of analog computers.